CEF Soldier Detail

Midshipman Malcolm Cann
Died: November 1, 1914

Regimental Number:
MO/401
Survived War:
No
Force:
Navy
Regiment:
Royal Canadian Navy
Battalion:
HMS Good Hope
Company:
Place of Birth:
Country:
Not Specified
Next of Kin:
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
Trade or Calling:
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Date of Enlistment:
Age at enlistment:
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Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Not Specified
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Killed 50 miles off the coast of Chile in an encounter between the Good Hope and Graf von Spee's Asiatic Squadron
Date of Death:
November 1, 1914
Age at Death:
18
Buried at:
Halifax Memorial, Nova Scotia
Plot:
Panel 1.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
Information about the Battle in which HMS Good Hope was lost may be found at the Coronel Memorial: http://www.coronel.org.uk/index.php
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Midshipman Royal Canadian Navy HMS Good Hope
Son of Hugh Bradford Cann and Augusta L. Cann, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.